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You can't teach speed or jumping ability that much.  I like the selection.   It reminds me of Jack Steele, present st.kilda captain.   Steele also performed really well at the combine but was never spoken much about.  We've got a few smaller midfielders coming through but lack a taller one, so a good fit all round.

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6 hours ago, Garbo said:

I trust our recruiters as they have a very good strike rate, but my gut says you shouldn’t take small fwds or outside mids inside the first 10 and should be looking at an outside mid only with our with our 2nd pick. We should be looking for a Steven May replacement given Petty is also likely out in a year or 2 as well. Curtin seems like the ready made replacement and seems highly regarded or Caddy if we want more fwd options.

Josh Kelly anyone?

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I’m not a draft guru by any stretch but what is the reason we didn’t go for Curtain ? He would be good as part of the transition for our back line as we are getting older.

Is it because he is from WA and the go home factor. 

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7 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

I’m not a draft guru by any stretch but what is the reason we didn’t go for Curtain ? He would be good as part of the transition for our back line as we are getting older.

Is it because he is from WA and the go home factor. 

Watch some vision and you'll see why 

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11 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

I’m not a draft guru by any stretch but what is the reason we didn’t go for Curtain ? He would be good as part of the transition for our back line as we are getting older.

Is it because he is from WA and the go home factor. 

Doubts over his strength at the contest and athleticism. Read the quotes in the thread that say he’s pretty much a 3rd tall back.

Not entirely sure I agree but you want guys who’s strengths are genuine strengths for their position.

JT and co clearly believe Windsor’s pace, run and skill stack up. 

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26 minutes ago, stinga said:

You can't teach speed or jumping ability that much.  I like the selection.   It reminds me of Jack Steele, present st.kilda captain.   Steele also performed really well at the combine but was never spoken much about.  We've got a few smaller midfielders coming through but lack a taller one, so a good fit all round.

Jack Steele was a GWS academy pick.

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5 minutes ago, Return to Glory said:

Where the hell have you been?

I was holidaying in Guantanamo Bay.

Eventually the torture proved too much for them.

So I'm back.

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23 minutes ago, godees said:

Josh Kelly anyone?

Not a great draft but Pick 2 over Bont at 4 and Cripps 13, beside at time of draft I don’t think he was seem as an outside mid more as just all rounder mid, Windsor has been drafted specifically to play wing from the sound of it 

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32 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

I’m not a draft guru by any stretch but what is the reason we didn’t go for Curtain ? He would be good as part of the transition for our back line as we are getting older.

Is it because he is from WA and the go home factor. 

Somethings up. He drifted to 8, and looked a logical top 5 selection. Freo supporter, idolized Pav, but seemed happy enough to land anywhere. 

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Let's try to be positive here. We had a clear need for more speed and outside talent. This kid directly addresses that and I'm sure we wouldn't have taken him at 7 if we were sure he'd be there at 13. JT has given us no reason to distrust his ability to find talent (especially bolter talent). 

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